A+ CompTIA | Computer Technician Training



A+ CompTIA | Computer Technician Training
A+ CompTIA | Computer Technician Training
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A+ Certification is achieved through a two-part testing program sponsored by CompTIA that certifies the competency
of entry-level service technicians in the computer industry. This is an internationally recognized credential backed
by major computer hardware and software vendors, distributors, resellers and publications. Earning A+ Certification
means that the individual possesses the knowledge and skills essential for a successful entry-level computer service
technician, as defined by experts from companies across the industry. In addition, A+ Certification is required in
many Help Desk and Networking positions. The updated curriculum is based on two tests. However, both include
hardware and operating systems concepts, along with additional topics such as security, safety and environment issues,
communication and professionalism. Students can enroll in A+ Computer Technician training, without any experience
in the field. However, it is recommended that students are familiar with basic computer operation and navigation of an
operating system such as Windows XP.
Introduction to PC Hardware
A+ Essentials
A+ Practical Applications
A+ Essentials includes the information become to
competent in installing, building, upgrading, repairing,
configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing, and
performing preventative maintenance of basic personal
computer hardware and operating systems.
CRN 2264
Saturday, February 28 - April 25
(No class March 21 & April 4)
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Room S316
Christopher Bassett
This course begins with introduction to PC technology as
identified by the objectives in CompTIA’s A+ Certification.
The class provides the framework for understanding how
a computer works from the inside out. It is the perfect
start into PC hardware and operating systems.
CRN 2262
Saturday, February 7 - 21
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Room S316
Christopher Bassett
CEU 3.5
This module covers the competencies for the second A+
exam which is targeted to individuals who work or intend
to work in a remote-based work environment where
client interaction, client training, operating system and
connectivity issues are emphasized. Job titles include
remote support technician, help desk technician, call
center technician and computer specialist. Prerequisite:
A+ Essentials.
CEU 1.4
CRN 2263
Saturday, May 2 - 9
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Room S316
Tuesday & Thursday, May 12 - June 4
(No class May 21)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Room S316
Christopher Bassett
For more information
Erika Lynch
(203) 285-2302
[email protected]
CEU 3.5
CompTIA Training Programs
The Network+ Certification indicates technical competency
in networking administration and support. [Network+
is a vendor neutral course that teaches students the
fundamentals of networking.] Through lecture and handson training, students will learn basic networking skills and
concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as
installing and configuring the TCP/IP client. This course
helps students prepare for the Network+ Certification
exam. This certification for individuals with some field
experience in network administration and support.
Although not required, A+ certification is recommended.
CompTIA Strata Green IT is a specialized certificate
designed for the certified or seasoned professional. With
this vendor-neutral certificate in hand, you demonstrate:
The CompTIA Security+ certification tests for security
knowledge mastery of an individual with two years
of on-the-job networking experience, with emphasis
on security. The program covers industry-wide topics,
including communication security; infrastructure
security; cryptography; access control; authentication;
external attack; and operational and organization
security worldwide. CompTIA Security+ is an elective
or prerequisite to advanced security certifications. The
objectives of CompTIA Security+ were derived through
input from industry, government and academia, a job task
analysis, and a survey of more than 1,100 subject matter
experts around the world.
For future dates
Erika Lynch
(203) 285-2302
[email protected]
• A specialized knowledge of current green IT
• The ability to develop, deploy, and calculate true
ROI for green IT initiatives
• Knowledge of significant cost-cutting, green IT
• The skills to implement virtualization on IT systems
• Proven understanding of environmentally sound
waste disposal
Additionally, certificate holders can identify organizations
and standards such as:
• United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC)
• United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP)
• Agenda 21
• International Federation of Consulting Engineers
• Project Sustainability Management (FDIC’s PSM)
• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
It is recommended, but not required, that participants
in this program have some technical experience along
with A+ certification. It is ideal for IT management